Day 12- 17 April 2011 – Match Day

Updated October 2021 Manish, our host from Friday’s meeting, had agreed to take us sightseeing today but our plans were significantly disrupted due to the death of Jaipur’s last maharaja, Bhawani Singh, who was 80. The...
Discover our Second Sin in Delhi

Day 3 – 8 April 2011 – Discover our Second Sin in Delhi

Updated October 2021 We left Mumbai today for India’s capital, Delhi, on an internal flight with IndiGo.  I have to say that I was impressed with Mumbai’s Domestic Terminal. We were warmly greeted with friendly smiles...

Day 20 – 25 April 2011 – Clean Air, Green Grass and Tranquillity

Updated October 2021 As today was ANZAC day, we caught the extremely efficient train (MRT) to Kranji and then walked the short distance to the War Cemetery to mark our respects. As this was our only...

Day 19 – 24 April 2011 – From One Extreme to Another

Updated October 2011 I was looking forward to Singapore.  I feel a strong connection with her as I was born there and have been fortunate to visit several times since. We left Mumbai at 10:05 this...

Day 13 – 18 April 2011 – “Blob Out” Day

Updated October 2021 We officially declared today a “blob out” day – government buildings and monuments were still closed and we had some packing to do. Feeling a bit under the weather today, I had breakfast...

Day 18 – 23 April 2011 – Farewell Mumbai

Updated October 2011 What an experience last night at the game.  Mumbai Indians won a close game and the atmosphere at the stadium was excellent.  Certainly the best of the venues we’d been to. But what...

Day 8 – 13 April 2011 – Our Quest to spot Shere Khan

Updated October 2021 We had an early start this morning as we had a 6 hour road trip for an appointment on an afternoon safari to spot a Royal Bengal Tiger.  Arriving just after 12:00...

Day 5 – 10 April 2011 – New Delhi and Match Day

Updated October 2021 I wasn’t sure what to expect today as it was a Sunday and I know from previous trips to India how busy Sundays are in India. With my body screaming “give me a...
Elephanta Caves, Mumbai

Day 2 – 7 April 2011 – Caves, Hawkers and Laundry

Our 1st full day in India where it's been a muggy day in the mid 30s!  We braved another journey into Mumbai City (this time to Churchgate) in rush hour to catch an early...

Day 21 – 26 April 2011 – All Good Things Come to an End

Updated October 2011 No trip to Singapore would be complete without having a Singapore Sling in the Long Bar at Raffles Hotel.  What I had forgotten was the exorbitant price tag that comes with it! One...